132 episodes

The nft now podcast is your go-to source to succeed in the fast-moving world of web3. Each week we interview visionary creators, builders and collectors so you can stay up-to-date on the most important trends and tactics for the internet’s next frontier.
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The nft now podcast is your go-to source to succeed in the fast-moving world of web3. Each week we interview visionary creators, builders and collectors so you can stay up-to-date on the most important trends and tactics for the internet’s next frontier.
To sign up for our weekly newsletter where we distill the NFT market into actionable insights, go to nftnow.com

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    Are CryptoPunks the Safest Bet in NFTs?

    Are CryptoPunks the Safest Bet in NFTs?

    How do you ensure that CryptoPunks age gracefully?
    In our latest nft now podcast episode, Natalie Stone, General Manager of CryptoPunks, dives into her ambitions for the historic project, emphasizing efforts to integrate the collection into both digital and traditional art worlds. She highlights initiatives aimed at establishing CryptoPunks not just as collectibles, but as key cultural and artistic phenomena. With plans to engage with traditional art institutions and enhance the cultural relevance of NFTs, Stone's leadership is focused on cementing CryptoPunks' position in digital art history, aiming to bridge the gap between innovative digital expressions and established artistic mediums.
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    • 1 hr 1 min
    Is Digital Art the Next $1 Trillion Asset Class?

    Is Digital Art the Next $1 Trillion Asset Class?

    Is digital art the next trillion-dollar asset class?
    In this episode, Grail Capital founder Jean-Michel Pailhon, a key player who left a lengthy tenure at Ledger to launch his own fund, shares invaluable insights on how digital art is reshaping art collection and investment. Drawing from his journey and the parallels between street art and digital art, he highlights his investment thesis and details which projects he believes will stand the test of time and deliver exponential returns to investors. This episode offers a singular look into the evolving landscape of the digital art market, making it a must-listen for anyone keen to understand where art and blockchain intersect, straight from an industry insider's perspective.
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    • 1 hr 6 min
    Digital Art: Evolve or Die? With Pablo Rodriguez-Fraile

    Digital Art: Evolve or Die? With Pablo Rodriguez-Fraile

    From traditional art collector to digital art visionary, Pablo Rodriguez-Fraile tackles the web3 art world with passion and, at times, controversial insight.
    This episode explores the evolving dynamics between collectors and artists and challenges preconceived notions about artist royalties and the need for broader audience engagement through the U.S. dollar denomination. With candid discussions around his historic $400,000 loan against a Beeple piece and the monumental donation of a Refik Anadol work to MoMA, Pablo details the path for digital art's integration into traditional cultural institutions.
    Follow Pablo on X here: https://twitter.com/pablorfraile
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    • 1 hr 10 min
    Sarah Meyohas' Journey From Overlooked to OG

    Sarah Meyohas' Journey From Overlooked to OG

    Pioneering artist Sarah Meyohas chronicles her innovative work at the intersection of art and blockchain technology, particularly her trailblazing projects like Bitchcoin and overcoming adversity as an early adopter. 
    Her journey from academia to exploring the boundaries of digital and physical art forms illustrates a deep engagement with conceptual art and market dynamics. Through experimenting with unconventional mediums like holograms and custom plotting technology, Sarah reflects on the challenges and achievements in her career, emphasizing the importance of resilience and creative exploration in the evolving art landscape. 
    The conversation also touches on the integration of digital art into traditional institutions and the potential impacts of AI and new technologies like the Apple Vision Pro on the art world, offering insights into future directions for artists and the broader implications for immersive art experience.
    Follow Sarah on X here: https://twitter.com/SarahMeyohas
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    • 55 min
    Why Magic Eden Is Winning the Marketplace War

    Why Magic Eden Is Winning the Marketplace War

    Why is Magic Eden winning the marketplace war?
    In our nft now Podcast season 3 debut, Magic Eden's CEO Jack Lu delves into the heart of the web3 revolution, revealing how the platform is shaping the future of digital ownership by embracing Ethereum and championing creator royalties. From its bold inception on Solana during the 2021 bull run to its rise as a Bitcoin Ordinals marketplace innovator, Magic Eden's journey is a testament to the power of vision, simplicity, and rapid adaptation in a dynamic blockchain world. 
    Lu's passionate discourse not only highlights the challenges and triumphs of navigating the NFT landscape but also underscores a steadfast commitment to creators and the broader community. This episode isn't just an insight into Magic Eden's strategy; it's a compelling narrative on the transformative potential of NFTs, making it a must-listen for anyone intrigued by the intersection of technology, art, and digital empowerment.
    In this talk, we cover: 
    Surviving the Solana crashBetting big on Bitcoin OrdinalsChampioning creator royalties
    Follow Jack Lu on X here: https://twitter.com/0xLeoInRio
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    • 57 min
    Niche to Mainstream: Web3's New Horizon

    Niche to Mainstream: Web3's New Horizon

    Web3 has a perception problem. How do we fix it?
    Dive into a compelling discussion with digital pioneers Simone Berry, Amanda Cassett, and Krista Kim as they explore taking web3 from niche to mainstream. From creating immersive, inclusive digital spaces that celebrate diversity to tackling the challenges of AI and securing digital identities, this panel explores the transformative potential of web3. The discussion underscored the role of art and creativity in bridging web3 technologies with mainstream audiences, advocating for projects that not only entertain but educate and empower users.
    In this talk, we cover: 
    Making web3 easy for the massesCreating inclusive digital spacesSecuring digital identities 
    Follow Simone Berry on X here: 
    https://twitter.com/sberrynyc
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    https://twitter.com/amandacassatt
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    https://twitter.com/Krista_Kim
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    • 39 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
39 Ratings

39 Ratings

Sandro Misk1 ,

Thought stimulating and inspiring

A great format to learn and be exposed to how people are navigating in this space! Super happy to have caught up. Always interesting perspective and rarely am i turned by the concepts and enthusiasm from their guests. I hope my project gets your attention soon!

obacker19 ,

Energizing, Inspiring and Insightful! 🔥

Regardless of where you are in your journey into the world of nfts - this is a must listen for you! Matt and Sam do an incredible job covering all the insights, innovations and headlines you need to know about to stay ahead of the curve - with inspiring interviews from leaders and creators who actually have first-hand experience. Highly recommend listening and subscribing!

pewpew32 ,

Avenged Sevenfold ep

This episode was so good! Great perspective and a great way of breaking down and explaining the deathbat NFTs. I’m going to poach it when trying to explain it to my friends and family! (#141 💀)

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